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and northeast. the latest track continues to take it up to eastern sections of canada. the wind now down to the upper 60s, below hurricane force. here we have the makings of a wonderful weekend. >>> thank you bob. even though earl's eye never made landfall in maryland. adam may shows us what it looked like when earl hit. >> reporter: ocean city was beared the brunt of the storm but dangerous water conditions continue in the resort town. at the height of the storm in ocean city, giant waves slammed into the beach. emergency patrol surfs battled. >> waves are the biggest i've ever seen. pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous rip tides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for the second day in a row. but some risked it any way. >> it's crazy, we've never experienced anything like this, the waves are nice. >> reporter: one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. the hurricane became a tourist attraction to see waves like this. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: hurricane earl could have damaged beach front business if it wasn't for a million dollars s
to be our friends up in canada. >> shepard: rick, thanks very much. i was hoping to read that, too late now. we have a lot ahead in in hour. we are going to tract storm up and down the coast. when a hurricane is headed your way some people run and hide and get candles. other people have a drink. where and why folks at the bar? they are feeling the affects of the storm further south we'll go live to virginia beach. live in nova scotia, live in a boat off canada. this is fox news channel. i got into one of the best schools in t country! [ both screaming ] i got into one of the most expensive schools in the country! [ male announcer ] when stress gives you heartburn with headache. alka-seltz gives you relief fast. [ low male ] plop, plop. [ high male ] fizz, fizz. alka-seltz gives you relief fast. [ male announcer ] the future [of toilet bowl cleaning has never been brighter. ahh... [ male announcer ] thanks to new and improved scrubbing bubbles toilet cleaning gel. just stamp it in your bowl. its formula is flush-activated to prevent build up of lime scale and hard water that cause toilet rin
the east coast this morning. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles southwest of halifax, nova scotia. its close skirt up the eastern sea board was less intense than originally feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents, though. kevin is live for us in rockport, massachusetts. it looks pretty as a picture behind you. >> reporter: absolutely, you know. earl, we hardly knew you, thank goodness. because here in rockport, this harbor would be filled with boats and a lot of them have been pulled out of the water. and the good news is this morning that everything planned for rockport and the gloucester area out here in massachusetts is being put back on and all the labor day celebrations are going to be taking place. and they're going to be taking place as many people here breathe a sigh of relief. because this storm did go through here last night. it's gray and there's a little bit of rain coming down, but nothing like had been predicted all week long from this fierce force four hurricane that was going to be coming through here. fortunat
. right now the storm has started bearing down on canada. it's about 145 miles or so southwest of halifax, snow scotia after brushing parts of massachusetts overnight. the storm disrupted vacations this labor day weekend. its close skirt up the eastern seaboard was less intense than feared. the storm is still kicking up dangerous rip currents. we have nbc's kevin tibbles live in rock port, massachusetts. sunshine in the last hour. looks like sunshine how. you're having a good time it looks like. >> reporter: alex, earl we hardly new you. i don't think we got to meet you at all last night. it rained here a little bit, but nothing like the dire predictions that have been taking place all week with this cat 4 storm showing up here. earl turned out to be a bit of a wimp actually. it's a beautiful day in rock port. all the activities planned for the labor day weekend and were put on hold, everything is being put back on. if folks were headed out here and were a little scared of the weather forecast, my advice to you would be to hop into a car right now because it is a gorgeous day here in rock
in canada. nbc's kevin tibbles is watching things from his point in rock port, massachusetts. kevin, looks pretty nice there this morning, right? >> reporter: alex, it's a beautiful day here in rock port. i don't know if i'm supposed to be embarrassed to say that to you. i feel a little bit embarrassed being out here outside talking about this monstrous category 4 earl hurricane that is basically category 4 wimp when it comes to the coastline of massachusetts. i don't want to get ahead of myself because we don't know what's happening up in nova scotia really except the rain started there. this storm kept far away from cape ann where i'm talking to you from today in rockport. a lot of the activities put on hold because of the storm for the long weekend here are now back on today. and my only real advice to people who perhaps were scared away from coming down to the sea shore would be to hop in the car. it is a lovely day. and i'm not going to be the only one eating all the salt water taffy here. i would suggest coming down to rockport. it's a beautiful day down here. you know, it's sort of
toward the coast of nova scotia in canada. kevin tibbles is live in rock port, massachusetts, where last hour we were seeing maybe little rain and wind when i talked to you. what's the scene like now kevin? >> alex, the sun is out here in rock port. it's going to be a lovely day. as a matter of fact, all the activities for labor day that were canceled here have all been put back on because earl really didn't live up to his reputation. not only crossing further out to sea than here in cape ann, but actually not, not dropping as much rain as people expected or at least they had been prepared to expect when this storm went through. so it's going to be a lovely day here. a lot of the boats have been taken out of the harbor. but i'm assuming that they're going to started going back in today because it's supposed to be a lovely day here. the only thing i really have to add to all this, because i don't have a lot to talk about in terms of damage or anything like that, is that yes, you're absolutely right, this storm is heading towards nova scotia. i'm going to be calling my son after this becau
forbid homosexuals from serving openly in the military. some of our staunchest ally, britain, canada, israel, allow gay people to serve openly in the military. >> we'll follow it closely. all the more interesting. lady gaga's involved. we'll check in later. chris lawrence in washington. >>> a nasty fight in washington over extending the bush tax cuts. we've been talking about that a lot. bottom line, what's better for the economy? i guess in some circles what's better for voters? we went out and asked a bunch of economists what they thought. you'll hear their answers after this break. it's just outside of lancaster. sure, i can download directions for you now. we got it. thank you very much! check it out. i can like, see everything that's going on with the car. here's the gas level. i can check on the oil. i can unlock it from anywhere. i've received a signal there was a crash. some guy just cut me off. i'll get an ambulance to you right away. safely connecting you in ways you never thought possible. onstar. live on. >>> all right. ym your money, today your taxes. at the center avenu
? >> earl is clearing new england and heading to the maritime provinces of canada. >> it has gotten over -- it was far enough off shore it was just a big squalor really for us. nearby in the mid-atlantic region, hatteras probably got the worst of it. it wasn't probably as bad as it could have been. in new england the storm has weakened. now, as as always happens behind a hurricane, you get excellent weather. here's the radar. h.d. doppler showing the eye of the storm. the radar is only seeng the wench half of the storm. the eastern half of the storm is too far away from the radar to pick up any echos. mostly up in the state of maine now. one good squalor line running through vermont and new hampshire and down into massachusetts. a couple showers along lake eerie, and that's associated with a cool front that went through. that's the next big thing. cooler air is coming in behind this. a cool front has cleared the area without rain behind this. we'll talk about a terrific holiday weekend. summer is on the way out. it is all coming up with the insta-weather plus forecast. >> earl has come a
of sunshine with no rain nearby. the closest rain is up in maine and canada. here is a look at the hd doppler radar. sunshine as far south as our area. tropical storm earl moving up into canada. it is moving out of the picture. let's take a look at the large picture here. some rain in the gulf coast region where the air is more tropical. a few showers in montana. that is it. very quiet weather except for the northeastern corner of the u.s. let's look at the sunshine. a beautiful morning. 72 but the airport and 74 at the inner harbor. the humidity is way down at 43% which will make this nice. perfect weather for the labor day weekend. i almost did not want to see summer going away. the barometer is low but rising that earl's leaving. finally we can get the barometer of there. west winds are picking up 12-24 miles per hour. today would be the 12th in a row that we have not had significant rain. yesterday we had a trace of right which was an outer band of earl along the western shore of the day. if has been 12 days without any significant rain. we have a deficit for the month of about 0.3 inch.
. it is now on its way to canada after pounding new england with wind and with rain. is steve doocy still on that cruise in canada? >> he is. >> live in chatham, massachusetts with the latest for us. were you on the cruise with your dad, peter? >> i am not. my dad -- oh, i was on the cruise, yeah, ended up having to fly out to halifax because i was needed here but luckily, tropical storm earl was a lot weaker than originally feared when it ended up coming into massachusetts last night. it was still a very powerful storm until it left the area about two hours ago. take a look at this. >> it's almost midnight here in massachusetts. we're down by the water and hurricane earl has been downgraded to tropical storm earl. you can see the wind and water are still coming in very, very hard. it hurts when it hits you in the face. you look up and you can see that red flag waving behind me. that's how fast the wind is blowing right now and you can see there's a beam from the chatham white house still beaming out light for miles to miles. a lot of people came out to see what was going on. they left
they are stocking up, boarding up, and moving out from the carolinas to canada. i'm erica hill. also tonight, a scare in the gulf. after an oil platform explodes in flames, forcing the crew into the water. the dramatic video that's raising new questions about police using taser guns. >> stop resisting! stop resisting! >> and a group of young people who have made happiness contagious. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> good evening. katie is off. much of the east coast is on alert tonight for hurricane earl. as many as 26 million people could soon be feeling its impact. even if the storm never makes landfall. earl is a category three storm right now with sustained winds of more than 111 miles an hour. the eye now less than 200 miles from cape hatteras, north carolina, and it's outer banks that could be the first to feel the effects of the hurricane before it takes an expected turn to the northeast. warnings and watches are up from north carolina, where at least 100,000 people have been ordered to evacu
pounded coastal new england last night and on the way to canada. bringing heavy winds and heavy rains but no major problems except for minor flooding and power ought ages. we'll go live to cape cod on how the residents handled the storm. rick, you are ready for a nap? >> thank you, i like that. earl is moving out of here. little bit of rain remains. couple of thing tropicals. this was gaston and will likely become something later today and tomorrow . impact us posentially. this flair up could have pulled off north. that is earl moving around bang lor at this point . within a couple of four or five hours it is done for us . we will be done for earl. that is good news. we'll have complete sunshine much of the eastern sea board and so planning your labor day weekend, behind the storm things are looking beautiful. stay out of the water to let the rip currents go away. tomorrow things will be great. >> a state of emergency declared in new zealand christchurch. a second earthquake hit there this morning. a lot of people are trapped. happens of buildings are collapse power is out to thousand
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for a good chunk of the country. as far as earl goes, earl is heading into canada as you push through this morning and into the afternoon. it's cool by the great lakes. but it's really generally quiet weather, which is a great thing for a huge portion of the country. take a look right there. as far as earl goes, earl has never made landfall, not once. it's been earl for about ten days and not a single landfall. not in the caribbean, not in our area. around nova scotia, wet weather for new england, wet weather, some spotty showers around the florida keys. wet weather brownsville, texas, i see some wet weather. overall, that's a good looking shot for the u.s. of a. enjoy the holiday weekend. here is a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> all right, everybody. wherever you are, make it a great day today. no matter what the weather is doing. speaking of the weather, as far as the northeast goes yesterday, the eastern seaboard, we talked yesterday in the evening. if the worst part of your friday was the fact that a hurricane stayed 100 miles off your shores, that's a pretty good
's planned to spend the whole week down there in a vacation house are back on the road headed to canada. bill and his family were forced to abandon their two-week vacation and drive back to maryland last night. >> we rented a big house and they kicked us out of the house this morning. >> there have been times when people sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours, it's right on top of us. >> fema is shipping bottled water, generators, and 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. labor day weekend is always one of the most busy boating weekends of the year in our area. so those who come out and they rescue boaters, they say this is always the situation, they are always ready. abc2 news, christian shaefer shows us how they are preparing for one worry. take a look. >> reporter: if you can't take the boat out of the water, the coast guard recommends you secure it with extra lines. that's what they have been doing with their vessels as they wait to see what hurricane earl might bring. coast guard officials hope you'll leave it right where it is. >> we recommend th
'll give you a look now at some of the stories making headlines. canada's atlantic provinces ark. tropical storm earl is expected to continue weakening. >>> and new zealand under a state of emergency after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake rattled the east coast of the nation's southern and i laisland. no deaths reported, but two people treated for serious injuries. >>> turn now to murfeesboro, tennessee, where federal investigators have determined that last week's fire at a mosque construction site was arson. the builders have hired a private security firm to protect the site. right now they don't have any suspects. >>> president obama has vowed to reveal new plans to boost the economy, but a new poll shows americans are becoming increasingly skeptical about his ability to do that. that is after the break. yes, i hear progressive has lots of discounts on car insurance. can i get in on that? are you a safe driver? yes. discount! do you own a home? yes. discount! are you going to buy online? yes! discount! isn't getting discounts great? yes! there's no discount for agreeing with me. yeah, i got ca
and into canada. if we see any significant damaging storm surge from this storm, it is going to be to the right of it. that's across nova scotia at this point, areas like nantucket and cape cod still potentially in the impact or direct impact, but i think it's a better chance that it will go to the east. strong winds tomorrow night. winds still up to hurricane force throughout that, maybe p.m. to 2:00 a.m. timeframe tomorrow night. >> so what? our lawns are going to get watered, rick? i mean, beyond that, what? >> >> games will be played. rain bands will come through very briefly, across the big and they will move out quickly. it is not a horrible day across the city. go to long island. 100 miles out, you will get quite a bit of rain and the winds maybe 40, 50 miles per hour. >> i live on long island. >> not your side of long island. >> not my side. okay. that's all right. but all the people that got the heck out, maybe they can turn around and go back to wherever they were going on vacation. >> don't cancel your golf game. >> good news. >> rich reichmuth. thank you very much. >> we have a lot
a tropical storm, moving northeast off the coast of maine towards canada. we're live from cape cod, which got hit with driving rain, heavy winds and huge waves overnight. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. it is saturday, september 4th. as you mentioned, i just got back from iraq, where it was 120 degrees. and i come home to a tropical storm. >> bad weather follows you everywhere. >> it does. >>> also this morning, we have the 911 tapes from the hostage standoff at the discovery channel this week. the tapes paint a picture of panic and hysteria. but also a methodical plan by police to take the gunman down. >>> and it turns out that labor day is a big shopping weekend, in the malls and online, especially if struck in with rain in the northeast. we'll show you how to find the best labor day sales on clothes to electronics. >>> we asked "gma" special contributor erin andrews to get into a car, going nearly 200 miles per hour. she was chauffeured by a nascar legend. >>> we begin with the latest on earl, now a tropical storm, moving quickly past the coast of maine,
this morning. is any other place in harm's way? >> newfoundland, canada. so as this storm begins to accelerate, folks in canada are going to have to deal with it, as well. i think the big story with this storm is how big it was. and because of the actual size of this thing, they had tropical storm-force and hurricane-force winds in such a long duration just that constant battering of the island is where you're seeing most of that damage. but as john pointed out, the building codes are pretty strict. but about half the people at one point, at least, without power. all right. there you see the storm now. it's about 135 miles to the north of bermuda right now, and it is accelerating north/northeast at 20 miles an hour. it is still a hurricane with category one strength. and this is the forecast track. it'll probably scoot the coastline of newfoundland, a category one storm, and then eventually getting into extra tropical -- more like an atlantic type of storm with winds, though, that tropical storm force winds go out over 300 miles from the center. as reynolds pointed out, they'll be dealing with
of fourth largest nation by a total area ranking behind russia and canada and just above or below china. chuck on independent line. caller: good morning. i think the problem with america, our politicians, they support the wealthy and not the american people. they support the corporations. and they want to talk about getting back to the constitution. they are actually doing the opposite. they are supporting the very few. host: so i am going to do the same with the. as america's strength its constitution? turn your complaints on its head and tell us what america's core competency is. caller: the strength is the middle class and for the country to thrive the middle class has to prosper. for the middle-class to prosper, we got to have jobs. for the last 30 years we have been basically on an outsourcing gimmick for the corporations and the wealthy to profit more and they don't really care about the american people. i don't think they are patriots and i don't think they christians. host: your estimation america's core strength is the strength of its middle class and for you the prescription t
. the largest quantities come from india, china and canada. while these ingredients are produced in fact reas overseas that are approved by the f.d.a. , they rarely get inspected by federal regulators. allan coukell , a pharmacist and director of the medical safety program at the pew health group says in the last decade, the number of plants in india and china making ingredients for the american market has doubled at a time when f.d.a. has fewer resources to inspect them. >> if you're manufacturing overseas, you might never see an inspector after the initial inspection at the beginning of your manufacturing process. when inspections do go on overseas, they tend to be much short than domestic inspections. they're generally preannounced-- meaning the manufacturer has time to prepare ,-- and if problems are identified, the agency is much less able to go back subsequently and follow up to see whether the problems were adequately corrected. >> reporter: in 2008, 81 people died in the u.s. after being given the blood thinner heparin. ingredients for its manufacture came from china. heparin is made
for 33 trapped miners in chile. rescue workers brought in a new drill machine of canada to speed up the rescue. officials and engineers optimistic it may cut down the time to rescue those liners to maybe two months instead of four. >>> there's a new resident at 10 downing street in london, the home of the british prime minister. florence cameron made the public debut with her parents. prime minister david cameron and his wife samantha. she was born on august 24th. >>> and that wraps up this day for me. i appreciate that you watch. i hope you have a great holiday weekend. for those on the east coast, stay safe. i'll see you back here tuesday. andrea mitchell reports next and talking with labor secretary solis about the unemployment report. eve my worst symptoms without drowsiness... ...so i stay as alert and focused as someone without allergies. for me, claritin is the perfect allergy medicine. i only live claritin clear ♪ well, if you come from the hood ♪ ♪ or ya come from the burbs ♪ got the fellas up in here tonight ♪ ♪ ♪ we at the block party having fun ♪ ♪ so,
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was a hurricane, it's tropical storm now p about it's weakened, still there's a severe weather threat. canada's atlantic provinces are now dealing with the remnants of this storm. it's done graded like i said to a tropical storm status, but delivering still heavy rain, driving winds in nova scotia. at one point it was a category 4, went to a 3, then a 2, and it's pretty much broken up now, lost a lot of the steam as it was spinning northward, relatively cool waters in the atlantic ocean, but the storm still could make landfall this nova scotia where people are watching and waiting. >> we're beginning to get some rain, but before that, there was to rain at all. the winds certainly getting stronger. >> back here in the u.s. at least, people up and down the east coast dodged a bullet a lot would say, but now they're wondering what about my weekend? it's the holiday weekend. three day weekend. reynolds, how is this going to affect people not necessarily weather-wise, but there's something else they need to be watching out for. >> kind of indirectly. when you see these big storms approach, the win
may leave those lines as they do in canada because they cannot survive the line. that is what i can see happening. >> i think we need to think outside the box. we don't do that and nothing government. in my personal of view, i think the federal government may well be in the wrong business with regard to health care. one of the things we need to have a discussion and debate about is what level of universal coverage is appropriate, affordable, and sustainable over time. in my view, that is preventative wellness and catastrophic protection with an option to obtain more if you want. i think we need to think about how we can end up moving toward a system that is more appropriate, affordable, and sustainable while maintaining competition and the ultimate delivery to the private sector because right now the system we have now, we have made more promises than we will be able to deliver on. that is the simple truth. >> you see a lot of projections of future medicaid and medicare costs. it seems there should be a largererror bar because you know the formula. you don't know how medical technol
quickly and into parts of the northeast and into canada. if we see any significant damaging storm surge from this storm, it is going to be to the right of it. that's across nova scotia at this point, areas like nantucket and cape cod still potentially in the impact or direct impact, but i think it's a better chance that it will go to the east. strong winds tomorrow night. winds still up to hurricane force throughout that, maybe p.m. to 2:00 a.m. timeframe tomorrow night. >> so what? our lawns are going to get watered, rick? i mean, beyond that, what? >> >> games will be played. rain bands will come through very briefly, across the big and they will move out quickly. it is not a horrible day across the city. go to long island. 100 miles out, you will get quite a bit of rain and the winds maybe 40, 50 miles per hour. >> i live on long island. >> not your side of long island. >> not my side. okay. that's all right. but all the people that got the heck out, maybe they can turn around and go back to wherever they were going on vacation. >> don't cancel your golf game. >> good news. >> rich r
this guy. i'm thinking he's trying to get to canada. >> could have been. dealing with these guys, what happens when somebody goenz the run, many times they go back to an area they're comfortable, they know their way around, they know the ins and out of a city, perhaps they have a support group, family, friends. they go back to where they feel safe, even if they're a suspect in this terrible crime, which appears to be the murder of this young woman. as you suggest, this guy was convicted of a rape when he was 20 years old. he's now about 34. but he has other crimes in his recent history, drugs, weapons, burglaries. so this is really, you know, potentially a bad guy. now how this young woman, the daughter of a police chief, got hooked up with him, we don't know. we don't know whether this was just a chance meeting or relationship, but one thing we do know, that you can take anybody's name and go to a national sex offender registry. you can get through it through our website, livesecure.org, or any other way on the internet. you can punch in somebody's name and you can find out who they a
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
and warnings are in place all the way to canada. earl's first encounter, north carolina's outer banks. luckily for folks there, no head-on collision. earl brushed by the region with most of the fury off shore. governor bev purdue thankful it wasn't any worse. >> we dodged a bullet, purely and simply, we dodged a bullet, and we're glad it's out of our state for this most part. and the viper communication system we have put in place with local law enforcement really worked. this was our first emergency test of the system, and the fact that everybody can talk to each other. >> earl is now tracking north. cape cod and long island, among the others waiting and watching. you will want to stay with cnn for the latest information on hurricane earl. we have got more coverage this hour. >>> now, president obama accentuating the positive in today's unemployment report. he used the numbers to push for passage of a small business jobs bill. the labor department rate inched up to 9.6% in august overall, the economy lost jobs, but the private sector added jobs. >> the key point i'm making right now is that t
running for office. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the utter confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year
'll be surprised at how well the economy responds. now, canada did this in the 1990's. they are talking about it today in germany. there are examples we can look to to say, yes, we can give confidence to people, once we give them assurances that we will behave responsibly as leadership. so that is the way to do it in my opinion. failure to do it means we model along and we will have much slower growth. >> ok. our next question will address the sustainability of the american economy. the housing bubble is not the first and only bubble our economy has seen. government into many instances has been using a device by corporations to pass favorable laws that benefits each industry respectively. can the united states economy and tax base sustain the negligent behavior of some lawmakers who did not fully understand the economic consequences of the laws they pass and may be unaware of the law's effects on local communities resulting in economic disaster? >> the answer is, yes it can. it has in the past, and it will atgain. i have long said, and i am not in politics in that sense at all, but here is my
. it is unheard of in great britain or canada for any party to ever think about changing the law to keep its competition off the bell. and the britain anyone can get on about -- to keep them off the ballot in this country. in canada but it only takes 100 signatures. it does not occur to people in most countries that is legitimate for two parties to get together and keep competition off the ballot. host: for those who tried to keep the parties off the ballots, what is the main reasoning? guest: it depends on whether they are talking honestly or not. if you want an example of an honest comment, i was at a georgia state legislative hearing once and a legislator on the elections committee said, i don't want no damn libertarian running against me. i appreciated that. when the law came before judges, the judges will not say something like that. they constantly tell us we are in danger of overcrowded ballots that will cause the uer confusion. the truth is, we suffer from under-crowded ballots. i have been tracking state legislative candidacies for 20 years. every election year between 30% and 35% o
drunk driving laws in north america goes into effect today in canada's british columbia. first-time offenders could face criminal charges and up to $4,000 in fines and fees if they refuse a breathalyzer test. >>> the u.n. general assembly meets today with representatives from 192 countries expected. one big topic, worldwide poverty. >>> lady gaga is among the activists today demanding a repeal of the military's don't ask, don't tell policy. they will rally in portland, maine. >>> finally this half hour, turning off the lights. this week we say good-bye to a symbol of men ingenuity. >> ge will literally stop making the old-style bulbs to make way for more efficient ones. jeremy hubbard sheds a little light on the story. >> reporter: the bright idea that illuminated the world is reaching a less than glowing end. this week, ge is shuttering this plant in winchester, virginia, its last u.s. factory producing plain old incandescent lightbulbs. new energy standards will ought but ban the bulbs. most of which are made overseas. seems the invention that thomoh edison perfected 130 year
the pier, splitting it in half. the majority of the east coast, from north carolina, to canada, is either under a tropical storm watch or a hurricane watch. rhode island, virginia, maryland, massachusetts and north carolina, all under states of emergency, following hurricane earl. to be ready, fema is sending 400,000 liters of water, 300,000 meals and 54 generators to ft. bragg, north carolina. and over 162,000 liters of water, 213,000 meals and 41 generators to massachusetts. there will be wind and waves and water on virginia beach for a while longer. but the big -- well, the big concern will be eastern massachusetts, cape cod and that coast of maine. george? >> okay, sam. thanks. >>> we're back at the smart screen right now. we want to use google earth to give you a little better sense of the winds being created by this hurricane and the storm path. the highest force winds are that purple, about 100 miles per hour, right near the eye of the storm. then, it spreads out to tropical storm winds in the gray and yellow. you see as we move up the coast, as sam was saying, when you get up to m
to cape cod and the islands and perhaps maybe a direct landfall over atlantic canada, you guys, but i keep stressing a wonel to the left could mean the difference between a bad storm and a very dangerous storm. that could still make landfall somewhere along the east coast. water, still very warm, up until you get towards the east coast, and the water temperatures drop off and that's going to help weaken the storm, along with the trough that should kick the storm out to sea. but the timing of this trough is going to be essential, and there is some of the you have advisories that are out, which i just mentioned to you. so now, the latest right now from the national hurricane center, hurricane warnings in effect for parts of the mid atlantic region and, of course, watches extending all the way up now towards delaware. so this storm is getting stronger by the minute, and, of course, we are watching the track very carefully. i'll have all that updated information. i apologize, it really just came in before i came to air. so everything is fluid, jenna! jen no need to apologize. we know you're wo
and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
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